BARBARA’S BOOK

Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Wrestling with God: Stories of Doubt and Faith" book cover with photo of author Barbara Falconer Newhall

"Any seeker of any faith will be blessed to read the words of this fine author and observer."

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How Three World War II POWs Saved Each Other’s Lives

Barbara Falconer Newhall and Bob Tharratt was among the surviving World War II POWs in a forced march across Germany. Barbara Newhall photo.

When World War II POWs returned home, many couldn’t talk about the brutality they’d seen. Decades later one finally tells his story to the world.  Read more.

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It’s Launch Day for “Wrestling with God” and I’m Hoping You’ll Buy a Copy . . . or Two or Three

Author Barbara Falconer Newhall joyfully shows off her copy of Wrestling with God with cover design by Michelle Lenger. Photo by Barbara Newhall

Wrestling with God has arrived. Today is launch day, and I’m hoping that my subscribers will be the first to go to Amazon and their local bookstores to order themselves a copy. Read more.

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Making Friends — Trying To — With the Dread Serial Comma

Barbara Falconer Newhall in her writing room with book contract. Photo by Jon Newhall

My book contract says that I’m to deliver my book manuscript “in conformity with the provisions in ‘The Chicago Manual of Style.’” That means that, at long last, I’m finally going head-to-head with the serial comma. Read more.

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Brutality Begets Brutality, That’s Why Torture is Not OK — An American POW’s Story

I’d like the forty-nine percent of Americans who say torture is sometimes justified to hear the story of an American POW who survived a brutal forced march during World War II. My conclusion: Brutality begets brutality.

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